For people planning a trip west in the coming months who want to experience a truly one-of-a-kind viewing pleasure, a national park located on California's northern coast happens to be home to the world's largest tree. Standing at nearly 400 feet tall, it's only 80 feet or so shorter than one of Southern Idaho's most famous landmarks.

It's hard to imagine California being home to the largest trees on Earth, but it's a proven fact. Redwood National and State Park is 40 miles up the coast from the city of Eureka. Found within park boundaries is the Hyperion, which has been measured at nearly 400 feet tall. Millions of tourists visit the area annually to get a look at this natural marvel and absolute beast of a tree.

To think that some of the enormous trees found 800 miles southwest of Twin Falls in the California coastal redwoods could reach just a few feet shy of the walking paths beneath such an impressive structure as the Perrine Bridge is hard to fathom if you've ever looked over the side of it as I have.

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Having spent years living in Twin Falls, Idaho, and Northern California, I've seen some remarkable natural and structural wonders in my days. I've sat and dined on the rim of the Snake River Canyon as well as kayaked on its waters, and I'm still impressed every time I get to see the Perrine Bridge. The bridge stands at 486 feet and is one of the most frequently BASE-jumped bridges in the Western United States.

To think that some of the enormous trees found 800 miles southwest of Twin Falls in the California coastal redwoods could reach just a few feet shy of the walking paths beneath such an impressive structure as the Perrine Bridge is hard to fathom if you've ever looked over the side of it as I have.

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The Perrine Bridge by itself isn't that big of a deal in the fear-factor category until you decide to do a BASE jump. That's when the fear level goes up to 10. Other places are just scary as the bridge.

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